Martha Bennett


Martha Jo “Ralph” Bennett, 78, of Bradley County, died on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

She was a 1959 graduate of Bradley Central High School and Cleveland State Community College School of Nursing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and one sister.

She is survived by three sisters: Mary Snyder, Margaret Queen of Cleveland, and June Snyder of Cleveland; sons: Rex (Janet) and Tim (Jeanne) Griffith; and two grandchildren: Jacob and Jaclyn Griffith.

She was a dedicated nurse in the Cleveland area for many years. Most will remember her avid love of animals, especially her cherished dogs, Chi-Chi, Prince, Doogie and Jordan, who also preceded her in death.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Martha’s remembrance to Cleveland Animal Shelter or SPCA of Bradley County. 

Companion Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be on Saturday April 20, 2019, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

A Celebration of Life service will follow at 4 p.m. with interment at Fort Hill Cemetery to follow. 


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